Month: October 2020

1:55 PM ET The USL Championship final between the Tampa Bay Rowdies and Phoenix Rising has been canceled after multiple Tampa Bay players tested positive for COVID-19, the league announced on Saturday. Tampa Bay and Phoenix have been named conference champions in the absence of the final. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S.
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10:59 AM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email Eden Hazard finally opened his Real Madrid account this season with a stunning finish as Los Blancos beat Huesca 4-1 in La Liga on Saturday. Last weekend’s 3-1 victory over Barcelona was Madrid’s only win in four and came on the back of consecutive defeats
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10:22 AM ET Tom Hamilton Close Senior Writer • Joined ESPN in 2011• Covered two Olympics, a pair of Rugby World Cups and two British & Irish Lions tours• Previously rugby editor, and became senior writer in 2018 Stephan Uersfeld Bielefeld’s annual budget is roughly equivalent to Robert Lewandowski’s yearly salary at Bayern, but they’re back in the
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1:27 PM ET Juventus announced on Friday that Cristiano Ronaldo has tested negative for the coronavirus, 19 days after he was diagnosed as positive. In his absence, Juve have won just one of their four matches in all competitions, and were beaten 2-0 at home by Barcelona in the Champions League in midweek. – Serie
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6:30 PM ET Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal‘s trip to Manchester United on Sunday is the “perfect scenario” to get their Premier League season back on track. The Gunners are 11th in the table after suffering back-to-back League defeats to Manchester City and Leicester City. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) Arsenal have
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1:10 PM ET Arsenal‘s director of football operations Huss Fahmy has left Arsenal in the latest high-profile departure as part of the club’s restructuring. Fahmy was hired in 2017 to add legal expertise to the club’s contract negotiations with both existing players and new signings. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) However,
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12:41 PM ET England’s World Cup-winner Nobby Stiles has died at 78. Photo by Martin Rickett – PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images Former Manchester United and England World Cup-winner Nobby Stiles has died at the age of 78, his family announced on Friday. Stiles had suffered from advanced dementia and prostate cancer. A statement from
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10:31 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Pep Guardiola has said he wants to extend his stay at Manchester City rather than return to Barcelona. Guardiola will be out of contract at the Etihad Stadium next summer and Barcelona’s presidential frontrunner Victor Font has already declared his intention to bring the 49-year-old back to Camp Nou. –
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6:48 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona will make a renewed attempt to sign Manchester City defender Eric Garcia in January, although the incoming president will have to give the green light to any potential deal, sources have told ESPN. Despite the resignation of president Josep Maria Bartomeu in midweek, work continues behind the
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